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Discover Dry Body Brushing

A beautiful, loving and health-ful self care practice that is easily done in minutes yet has many positive impacts is Dry Body Brushing. This an invigorating, exfoliating and detoxifying practice to add to your morning routine as needed. Some of the benefits of dry skin brushing include: assists in improving vascular blood circulation activates lymphatic […] Read more…

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Mindfulness: Purposeful Awareness

So what is this mindfulness that we hear so much about?  The Webster Dictionary says: noun 1.  the state or quality of being mindful or aware of something. 2.  Psychology. a technique in which one focuses one’s full attention only on the present, experiencing thoughts, feelings, and sensations but not judging them:  The practice of mindfulness can reduce stress and physical pain. the mental state maintained by the use of this technique. Very different from meditation, which is about quieting the mind, mindfulness is about noticing all that is present, even our thoughts.  As you have noticed, our thoughts can very effectively demand all […] Read more…

7 Nuggets of Self Care Wisdom for the Holidays

It is December again, and the holiday season is in full swing. There is joy in the air, and Christmas music on the radio and in the shopping malls. While it seems like everyone is in the holiday spirit, for those going through infertility, this time of year is a painful reminder of what we […] Read more…

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Taking Care of YOU during the Holidays

The holidays can feel like a mine field for those going through infertility.  The family gatherings that were always filled with joy, can now be a painful reminder of we don’t yet have – a family of our own to celebrate. How do you handle when family and friends give you advice that feels like they don’t understand what […] Read more…

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